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  1. Click on link to open the google document.  It will redirect you to the AccessOR login page.
  2. Log into your school google account by going to, (use your regular school login name with on the end  and regular password information.)
  3. Immediately select "file" and "Make a copy" to save a copy of this document in your personal google drive.  The new file name should have your last name as the first word in the title.
  4. Fill in the document.  Google will automatically save each key stroke as you type it.
  5. When you are finished working for the day, simply close the file.
  6. When you are ready to submit the document to Ms. Williams, use the blue "Share" button to share button and and then click "send"

Research Databases - the best place to start

  • Daily Life through History
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    Use the TOPICS tab to look at Life During the Renaissance, Elizabethan England. Its a great place to start!

    You can also use the search box. Try things like "TUDOR ENGLAND," or "QUEEN ELIZABETH COURT."
  • Student Resources in Context
    GENERAL REFERENCE. A one stop shop for reference books, magazine/journal articles, images and more. Use the search box with something like "SHAKESPEARE'S ENGLAND."


These are "print" sources, too.  They are actually print books that are being made available to you electronically.

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Daily Life in Elizabethan England - Jeffrey L. Forgeng; Jeffrey L. Singman
Publication Date: 2009
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Start by looking at the table of contents. Use the search box to look for specific terms, like "WOMEN," "CRIME AND PUNISHMENT" or "NAMES."

Look at the "citation" page on this LibGuide for help with the citation.

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Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day - Brett Foster; Robert C. Evans
Publication Date: 2012
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The Table of Contents is brief. It is best to use the SEACH INSIDE feature within this ebook.


Use to help you create citations for websites.


Map of Tudor England

Pick a county from the map below and go to World Book Advanced to find land and climate information about that part of England.  If you need a password, use "elvis."


Search Tips

  • Ctrl f will show you where something is on the screen.
  • Use quotation marks around an exact phrase, e.g. "King James" or "Tower of London"
  • Think of synonyms if your initial keyword search is not giving you what you want, e.g. you might try 'prison' instead of 'crime and punishment'
  • Use the advanced search option to comibine terms or narrow your search.
  • Do not use conversational language when searching databases, e.g. NOT What things were invented during the Elizabethan age? INSTEAD try Elizabethan inventions.


Common Core


Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats/medias evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


Conduct short and long research projects to answer a question or solve a problem.


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